Frederick C. Landefeld (1863-1944)
The Impressionist painter Frederick C. Landefeld was born in Buffalo, New York, March 17, 1863. He was the son of Carl and Margaretta Distal Landefeld who were immigrants from Germany. He received his initial training at the Buffalo Art School under Mr. Bridgeman and continued at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League, both of New York City. He had additional training in the Woodstock summer program under John Carlson and Charles Rosen.
The artist initially specialized in watercolors but after the 1890's he used oils as his primary media. The artist apparently settled in the Erie, Pennsylvania area around 1897 where he was
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